Dining News: New Gelato Spot at 19th & L to Open in April
March 18, 2015
La Mia Toscana, serving gelato and panini, will open in the same building as Capital Dime, The Rind and Yogurtagogo, reports Tori Masucci Cummins in Sactown Mag.
Eatuscany—owned by husband-and-wife team Franco and Stefania Zerbinati (who hail from the northern Tuscan seaside city of Viareggio, Italy)—will specialize in lunchtime fare like paninis and piadina (flatbread sandwiches) filled with Italian meats and cheeses, as well as pasta, soups and salad.
But the offering that Stefania is most excited about is Eatuscany’s artisan gelato bar, which will feature house-made gelato in classic flavors like pistachio and hazelnut. She graduated from Italy’s Artigeniale gelato school under the direction of acclaimed gelato professor Filippo Zampieron.
It's unclear what the restaurant's actual name will be. Sactown Magazine reported earlier this month that it would be called Eatuscany, although the logo on the Web site now refers to the place as La Mia Toscana.
The restaurant, whatever its final name is, will compete with the much beloved Devine Gelateria, located nary a block away.
Read the entire story in Sactown Mag.
When it opens, La Mia Toscana or Eatuscany Italian Deli will be located at 1801 L Street, and can be found online at http://www.eatuscany.us/.
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